United We Sing: A Grammy Salute To The Unsung Heroes
|Date:||June 21, 2020|
Special To Air June 21 On CBS: Hosted By Harry Connick, Jr. And Featuring Dave Matthews, Tim McGraw, Herbie Hancock, Cyndi Lauper, Queen Latifah And More
The two-hour star-studded event celebrating the essential workers across America will benefit MusiCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund as well as No Kid Hungry and the Ellis Marsalis Center for Music in New Orleans
The Recording Academy and CBS are celebrating the essential workers across America with the “United We Sing: A GRAMMY Salute To The Unsung Heroes” special, a brand-new two-hour event hosted by GRAMMY- and Emmy Award-winning singer and actor Harry Connick, Jr. Airing Sunday, June 21, from 8-10 p.m. ET/PT on CBS, the star-studded show features Harry Connick, Jr. and his filmmaker daughter, Georgia Connick, as they take a road trip across the nation in an RV to thank and celebrate essential workers who risk their own lives on a daily basis to keep the country safe.
Connick highlights the contributions of these everyday heroes with the help of his celebrity friends, including Sandra Bullock, Drew Brees, Queen Latifah, Brad Pitt, Oprah Winfrey and Renée Zellweger, who will deliver surprise messages to America’s unsung heroes. The special will also feature performances by GRAMMY winners Harry Connick, Jr., John Fogerty, Jamie Foxx, Herbie Hancock, Cyndi Lauper, Little Big Town, Branford Marsalis, Wynton Marsalis, Dave Matthews, Tim McGraw and Irma Thomas as well as GRAMMY nominees Jon Batiste, Andra Day, Rockin Dopsie and Trombone Shorty.